Inspirational visits to engage learners with our unique collections
Each year, the Learning Team welcomes over 35,000 students, teachers, young people, families and adult learners to the British Library. We provide a range of inspiring opportunities for learners to engage with our unique collections, from workshops, masterclasses and teacher training to family days, projects and private views.
One of the national treasures of our country and every student should have to come as part of the national curriculum! (Secondary Teacher)
Our thanks for an amazing, informative and enjoyable experience which prompted independent writing of a high standard back at school (Primary Teacher)
Booking now! Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line – workshops: Discover the profound influence of maps in the 20th century in this major exhibition. Explore the tumultuous history of the 20th century through maps, drawing on powerful, intriguing and surprising examples from the British Library’s world-class cartography collections and beyond. Free workshops available for primary, secondary and college groups, and ticketed teacher CPD events available to book.